Paul Pierce SF WAS 3 Days

Pierce scored a season high 25 points (8-16 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 5-7 FT) with 10 rebounds while fouling out in just 28 minutes Saturday.

This was by far Pierce's most impressive fantasy performance of the season, with the only disappointing part that he took himself out of the game by fouling out. Fantasy owners should not bank on this performance being the new norm, though as Pierce is still on a talented team with many scoring options and should return to his season average of 13 points per game going forward.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 25 Days

Pierce was ejected in the second quarter of the Wizards' Saturday win over the Bucks. He had just two points (0-3 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, and four assists in 17 minutes before hitting the showers early.

Pierce did not provide much veteran leadership in getting kicked out after protesting fouls. He should be well-rested for the Wizards' game at Madison Square Garden against the Knicks on Tuesday.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 25 Days

Pierce has averaged 32 minutes per game through the Wizards' first two contests.

Pierce was limited by knee soreness during the preseason and was rested for several games to keep him healthy heading into the regular season. After playing just 28 mpg under coach Jason Kidd with the Nets last season, expectation for Pierce were muted coming into the 2014-15 season, but he's poised to play more minutes and have a bigger role on the John Wall lead Wizards this season.

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Pierce (knee) should be fine for Wednesday's regular-season opener in Miami, according to CSN Washington.

Pierce, who missed the final two exhibition games, is merely dealing with a bruise. He didn't log many minutes in the preseason, which is to be expected at his age. He's locked in as the starter at small forward, and the Wizards may ask him to log a few more minutes than expected while Martell Webster (back) and Brad Beal (wrist) are sidelined for the beginning of the season. Potential owners should still tread carefully, as the Wizards may eventually have a playing time crunch on the wing, and will likely want to save Pierce's legs for a potential playoff run.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 1 Month

Pierce (knee) will not play in Wednesday's preseason game.

He continues to deal with an undisclosed knee injury, and with Wednesday being the Wizards' last preseason game, we won't see Pierce again until perhaps the season opener. Continue to monitor his status prior to the Oct. 29 tilt against the Heat.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 1 Month

Pierce (knee) will not play Monday against the Pelicans.

Pierce is dealing with an undisclosed knee injury and will take the night off Monday. He played 23 minutes in Friday's loss to the Hornets, scoring 11 points (4-7 FG) to go with five rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 5 Months

The Nets reportedly had the opportunity to match the Wizards' offer on Paul Pierce, but chose not to.

The Nets had Pierce's Bird Rights, and could have offered him more money than any other team, but they chose to let him walk. The Nets surrendered three future first round draft picks when they acquired Pierce and Kevin Garnett a year ago, and with Garnett's future in Brooklyn also cloudy, it doesn't look like they got much a return on that investment.

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The Wizards will sign Paul Pierce on a two-year, $11 million deal, according to ESPN.com.

It's expected to be a two-year deal and work for the Wizards's mid-level exception. He will also have a player option in the second year, which makes sense after he's said multiple times he's likely to play just two seasons. The Wizards did a fantastic job here and were able to come away with a solid small forward after losing out on Trevor Ariza. Pierce will have to change his style of play a little and will likely be catching and shooting more.

Paul Pierce SF WAS 5 Months

Paul Pierce confirmed on Thursday that he has been contacted by his former coach Doc Rivers about joining the Clippers.

Pierce also mentioned that the free agency process will move quicker once LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony make their decisions. The two top suitors for Pierce appear to be the Nets and the Clippers, but more teams will likely be added to the mix once the top-tier free agents sign with teams. Pierce said that he will like to play for two more years, but added that he has "no idea where I'll be going next year."

Paul Pierce SF WAS 5 Months

Unrestricted free agent Paul Pierce is seeking a two-year contract at about $9-10 million per season.

He said he wants to play at least two more seasons, so the two-year deal makes sense. It's tough to tell if teams are going to be willing to give up that kind of money after Pierce's game really slowed down in his first year with the Nets. He made $15.3 million last season and hasn't made less than $10 million since 2003.